Advantech Virtualization of Protection Relays

Feb. 2, 2022

The Virtualization of Protection Relays platform includes IEC-61850-certified, wide-operating temperature rugged server optimized for 3rd Gen; Intel Xeon Scalable CPUs, with up to 32 cores and hardware-enhanced security; integrated hardware network switching functions utilizing IEC-61850 protocols in high-availability seamless redundancy or parallel redundancy protocol networks; out-of-band management IPMI for hardware-based settings and health monitoring; VMware vCenter for centralized single-pane management of the VPR system; and VMware Edge Compute Stack that delivers VMware vSphere ESXi hosts running real-time VMs and containers for performance, choice of VMs or containers for easy deployment of protection and control software and VMware vSAN for hyper-converged encrypted infrastructure.